Wells confirms “undeliverable” mail was shredded

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Addressing allegations that mail at the General Post Office had been shredded, Minister responsible for the post office, Renward Wells, confirmed on Thursday that the most recent and deliberate destruction of “undeliverable” mail was on November 1 and 2, upon the authorization of the Postmaster General. According to a statement released yesterday […]

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Wells does not deny or confirm mail shredding allegations

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Transport and Local Government Renward Wells, whose portfolio also includes the General Post Office, on Wednesday confirmed that there was an “extreme” backlog of mail at the General Post Office on East Hill Street. He did not confirm or deny, however, if mail back-dated some three months had allegedly been […]

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BPSU president alleges General Post Office “shredding” mail

Three months’ worth of mail allegedly shredded   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As preparations are underway to relocate, the General Post Office on East Hill Street has allegedly engaged in a mass shredding exercise of mail, according to President of the Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) Kimsley Ferguson. “I would have received information [from] my sources […]

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IMF report signals positive movement on key issues

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A recent review by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the government for several key policy initiatives, including the Fiscal Responsibility Act, 2018, and its strategic plan to create a Disaster Relief Fund. Following its December visit, which was conducted to review the latest economic developments and to prepare for the […]

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Works Minister refutes claims made by former PLP Minister

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Public Works Desmond Bannister on Monday took issue with a recent voice note that was reportedly issued by former Progressive Liberal Party member of parliament, V. Alfred Gray, which circulated on What’s App social media over the weekend. “Mr. Gray alleges that the Government has proposed a Contractors Association Bill […]

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Doctors finally return to work

CPSA reaches tentative agreement “in principle” with govt.   NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Having arrived at a tentative agreement “in principle” with the government and the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA), senior physicians who ceased elective services in the public healthcare sector for the past 10 days will return to work in their full capacity today. “An […]

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PHA pleased doctors returned to work

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After senior physicians agreed to return to work today, having ceased elective services in the public healthcare sector for the past 10 days, the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) said they were pleased that members of the Consultant Physicians Staff Association (CPSA) had resumed their full duties. “On Wednesday, the PHA and CPSA […]

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Wilson: CH Reeves teachers to go forward with strike vote

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After their cries for better working conditions continue to fall on deaf ears, teachers at the C.H. Reeves Junior High School are expected to take a strike vote as early as today, according to recently reinstated president of the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) Belinda Wilson. Wilson, who was a special guest […]

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PHA: New shift system the only unresolved matter with BNU

Dec. 10  implementation for new shift system deferred   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Just one day after nurses throughout The Bahamas voted in favour of a strike, the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) on Wednesday did not respond to the pending move, but refuted statements by the Bahamas Nurses Union (BNU) which specified that “other disputes” apart […]

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Hanna Martin: “The shoe is now on the other foot”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Englerston Member of Parliament Glenys Hanna-Martin on Wednesday lambasted the government in the House of Assembly for attacking the former administration when The Bahamas was under the threat of being blacklisted. Hanna-Martin said presently, “the shoe is now on the other foot” and the government is now moving quickly to pass a […]

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